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Join the Atlanta Falcons for the 2nd Annual Back to Football 5K and Play60 Fun Run presented by the Atlanta Track Club. Starting from International Blvd beside Falcons Landing, run through the streets of Downtown Atlanta, go through the Falcons Player Tunnel and finish on the 50-yard line of the Georgia Dome.

The event consists of a 5K run/walk for participants age 8 and older. For those ages 7 and younger, there is the Play60 100-meter fun run. Participants will have the opportunity to meet Freddie Falcon, Falcons Cheerleaders and Falcons Alumni Players. There will also be many giveaways, prizes and interactive games for all.




Click Here to Register for the Back to Football Run 5k

Race Details:

  • Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014
    • Number Pickup: 6:30 a.m.
    • 5k Run: 8 a.m.
    • One Mile Run Run & Play60 Fun Run: 8:15 a.m.
    • Awards Ceremony: 9:30 a.m.
    • Georgia Dome Field Clear: 11 a.m.

  • Registration Fees:
    • Register for the Atlanta Falcons Back-to-Football 5K, One Mile Fun Run & the Play60 Fun Run - Click here
    • 5k Run Fees: All ages 8 & Up - $25 (through September 3, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET)
    • One Mile Run Run Fees: All ages 7 & Under $15 (through September 3, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET)
    • Play60 Fun Run Fees: All Ages 7 & Under $10 (through September 3, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET)

  • Number Pick-up:
    • All registered participants will be able to pick up their race numbers beginning on race day, Saturday, September 6, at 6:30am.
    • All 5k participants will receive: A Falcons Back-to-Football 5k short sleeve performance shirt, race bib, and sponsor giveaway items
    • All Play60 & One Mile Fun Run participates will receive: Falcons fun run short sleeve cotton shirt, race bib, and sponsor giveaway items.

  • Race Description:
    • The 5K Race will begin on International Blvd. (right beside Falcons Landing) and finish on the 50-yard line of the Georgia Dome, giving participants the opportunity to feel the excitement that our players feel on game day as they run out onto the field.
    • The Kids Run will start on the field of the Georgia Dome in the Falcons end zone and finish at the opposite side end zone.

  • Course:
    • There is a course time limit of 1 hour & 15 minutes for the 5K (25min per mile pace). Roads will remain closed in order to accommodate a 25 minute per mile pace. After that time, roads will reopen. Please note, the One Mile Fun Run and Play60 Fun Run will not be timed.

  • Parking:
    • Parking will be available in the Red Deck of the Georgia Dome.

  • Handicap / Disabled Participants:
    • Questions about handicap or disabled runners/walkers can be directed to the Atlanta Track Club at 404.231.9064 or via email at atc@atlantatrackclub.org.

  • Age Divisions:
    • Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers for each division for the 5K Race. In addition, the overall finishers (both male and female) will be awarded prizes.
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      Boys: 14&under

      Boys: 15-19

      Men: 20-24

      Men: 25-29

      Men: 30-34

      Men: 35-39

      Men: 40-44

      Men: 45-49

      Men: 50-54

      Men: 55-59

      Men: 60-64

      Men: 65-69

      Men: 70-74

      Men: 75-79

      Men: 80-99

      Girls: 14&under

      Girls: 15-19

      Women: 20-24

      Women: 25-29

      Women: 30-34

      Women: 35-39

      Women: 40-44

      Women: 45-49

      Women: 50-54

      Women: 55-59

      Women: 60-64

      Women: 65-69

      Women: 70-74

      Women: 75-79

      Women: 80-99



  • Viewing:
    • The stadium bowl will be open for family and friends to view participants as they run/walk into the Georgia Dome. All viewers will be directed to enter through Lower Gate C and should sit in sections 115 & 116.

  • Viewing:
    • For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, no headphones, pets, or wheeled conveyances including baby joggers/strollers are permitted on the course.
    • Participants must be at least 8 years old on event day to participate in the 5K.
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